Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

The original of this recipe comes from the 1972 THE ideals FAMILY COOKBOOK. This is a nice way to jazz up an otherwise bland vegetable! If NICE fresh green beans aren't available, use packaged frozen ones. [NOTE: The ingredients were changed on 23 Apr 07 to reflect suggestions made by reviewers.]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Steam the beans until just done, about 15-20 minutes, then place in a saucepan.
  2. Combine the remaining ingredients & blend well.
  3. Add the cream sauce to the beans & heat through.


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This met mixed reviews in my household. I think maybe I should have added a bit of garlic like other reviewers suggested.

Nyteglori July 03, 2011

YUM! So creaamy, good. This was easy, quick and tasted great! I added about 1/2 tsp of granulated garlic powder because I think garlic makes everything better. Never in a million years would I have thought to put cream cheese with green beans but it was so good. I will be making this regularly from now on. Made for PRMR tag game.

Realtor by day, Chef by night April 25, 2009

Easy and quick green bean recipe that we enjoyed. I also used canned green beans instead of fresh. Let the cream cheese soften in my pan than whisked in the milk and seasonings. I used cut green beans but I think I would prefer to use french style next time. Thank you Syd for posting! Made and reviewed for the Vegetarian Forum's Recipe Swap.

lauralie41 January 13, 2009

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